Mr. and Mrs. John Patrick "Pat" Garrett will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a family dinner.
Pat and Ann Michele Rosson were married Dec. 28, 1966, in First Christian Church in Carbondale.
Mr. Garrett was a high school science teacher in Mount Vernon.
Mrs. Garrett was a graduate assistant at Southern Illinois University.
The couple has three children, Joseph "Joe" Garrett II of Herrin, Matthew "Mackie" Garrett of Iowa City, Iowa, and Katherine "Katie" Garrett of Makanda.